Ann  Hood
Ann Hood

June 24, 1928 - March 21, 2012
Resided in Sequim, WA


Ann Marie Hood, 83, of Sequim, WA, formerly of Albany, OR, passed away Wednesday at her daughter's home in Albany. She was born in Storm Lake, IA, the daughter of (James) Chester and (Mary) Hazel (Deyling) Desmond.

In 1948, Ann Marie married Frank Hood, her childhood sweetheart in Kansas City, MO. They raised 7 children while moving several times from Missouri, Kansas, Oregon, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. After raising the children over a span of more than 35 years, Ann Marie studied for and became a licensed realtor in two states. She was a top realtor in both places.

After retiring, Ann Marie and Frank moved to Sequim, WA, which they called their "happy place." She enjoyed gardening and went on to become a master gardener. She also enjoyed participation in St. Joseph Catholic Church where she was a member of the Glory Bees.

Ann was preceded in death by her husband Frank, parents Chester and Hazel, brother Richard Desmond, and sister Jean McGann. Survivors include Francey (John) Hood-Fysh, Albany, OR; Mark Hood, Albuquerque, NM; Jeannie (Jim) Gunderson, Casper, WY; Judy (T.J.) Cox, Angleton, TX; Lucie (Rick) Yeomans, Scottsdale, AZ; Mary Hamlett, Lubbock, TX; Elaine (Jason) Lien, Golden, CO; 17 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.

Recitation of the rosary will be 3:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. A Celebration of Life Mass will be 9:30 A.M. Thursday, March 29, 2012 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Inurnment will be at Sequim View Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to Father Henry's Promise of Hope Foundation that aids children in Uganda, P.O. Box 1209, Sequim, WA 98382. Fisher Funeral Home is handling arrangements.




St Joseph Catholic Church
121 E Maple Street
Sequim, WA US
Thursday, March 29, 2012